7 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

7 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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7 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

Shanghai
Fly:  17​h
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Cleveland

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 3rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In November, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
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Getty Center The Publications

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San Diego

San Diego
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 5th (Mon), stroll through Sunset Cliffs and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel route site .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in November, and nighttime lows around 56°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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